EPPO Global Database

Curcuma longa(CURLO)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CURLO
  • Preferred name: Curcuma longa
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Indian peninsula. Cultivated as a root vegetable, yielding a spice/colouring agent. Introduced in China, southeast Asia, some African countries, Central America, Caribbean, Australia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Curcuma domestica Valeton

Common names
Name Language
turmeric English
Gelbwurzel German
Kurkuma German
curcuma French
safran des Indes French
curcuma longa Spanish
curcuma Italian
radice gialla Italian
ウコン Japanese
ukon Japanese
jiāng huáng Chinese
姜黄 Chinese
haldee Hindi
हल्दी Hindi